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January cruise deals for up to 50% off your next holiday

Set sail while the weather is warm and the cruise deals are hot.

When it comes to cruises, January is THE time to cash in on the best sea getaways.

It’s right in the middle of wave season, which runs from October until April, and once it hits the halfway point of the season prices start to drop. Here are some of the best bargains out there this season.

Cruise deals that are available right now:

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Up to 30% off Princess Cruises

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Valid for travel on select dates and sailings. Destinations include Brisbane, Sydney, Phuket, Singapore, Auckland, Hobart, Wellington and more. T&C's apply.

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Up to $250 credit + reduced deposits

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Valid for travel on select dates and sailings with Regent Seven Seas. Destinations include Venice, Sicily, Santorini, Barcelona, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Ibiza and more. T&C's apply.

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Up to $300 onboard credit: 72-hour sale

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Valid for travel on select dates and sailings with Royal Caribbean. Destinations include Sydney, Lifou, Port Vila, Hobart, Darwin, Singapore and more. T&C's apply.

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7-day California Coast from $699

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Valid for travel on select dates. See site for more details. T&C's apply.

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Let's Ferry Let's Ferry
From €20 passenger tickets with Blue Star Ferries

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Valid on select dates of sailings. Destinations include Mykonos, Paros, Santorini, Karpathos, Leros, Samos, Lesvos, Kea and more. T&C's apply.

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Let's Ferry Let's Ferry
20% off Blue Star Ferries sailings

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Valid on select dates for travel until 31 October 2018. Destinations include Cyclades routes, Dodecanese routes and Northern Aegean Routes. T&C's apply.

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Up to 30% off + Third and fourth guests travel for free

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Valid for travel on select Princess Cruises sailings. Destinations include Copenhagen, Sydney, Cairns, Oslo, Hobart, Fort Lauderdale, Belize and more. T&C's apply.

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Up to 25% off riverboat cruise

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Valid for travel from 1 March - 31 August 2018. Destinations are India, Burgundy and Mekong river cruises. T&C's apply.

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7-night Caribbean cruises from US$599 + Up to US$1,000 onboard credit

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Valid on select dates with Princess Cruises. Includes up to US$1,000 to spend onboard, 10% off shore excursions and free specialty dining experience. T&C's apply.

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7-night cruises from US$599 + Up to US$1,000 onboard credit

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Valid on select dates and sailings with Holland America. Includes up to US$1,000 to spend onboard, 10% off shore excursions and free upgrades. T&C's apply

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Everything you need to know about wave season cruise deals

Wave season is for cruise what Vogue Online Shopping Night is for fashion. It’s the time of the year when cruise liners go into a frenzy of offering bonuses like free upgrades and onboard credit. That is, on top of cabin sales.

Wave season bargains generally last for three months from January to March and are for sailings throughout the year and into the following year to various destinations. Check back here for deals as they come in.


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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